Most of Orly Taitz's campaign contributions are coming from her own wealth, according to statements released by the Federal Election Commission.
Laguna Niguel resident Taitz, a Republican, is challenging Democrat Dianne Feinstein for her U.S. Senate seat. Feinstein has held the seat since 1992.
Taitz loaned herself $280,000 on May 30, according to a document received May 31 by the Secretary of the Senate.
Other donations to the Taitz campaign include four individual contributions of $250-$300. Two of these were from California residents.
She spoke with Laguna Niguel patch last week. You can read the interview
The California Republican Party also donated $500 to Taitz's campaign.
So far Taitz has spent very little on her campaign other than the $3,400 filing fee to run. The only other expenses she lists were paid to Aristotle International, a Washington, D.C.-based political consulting group that specializes in web design. She spent a little over $200 for their services.
Taitz is best known for her court case against the Social Security Administration, where she attempted to prove that President Barack Obama is not a U.S. citizen. That case was .
Feinstein has over $2.6 million cash on hand, according to the FEC. Her May 2012 donors included musician Herb Alpert, who donated $1,000, former basebally commissioner Peter Ueberroth, who donated $1,000 and Santa Margarita Company CEO Anthony Moiso, who donated $2,500.